Posts tagged ‘australia’

Saffron Craig: Banksia Bloom

Banksia Bloom is the newest GOTS certified 100% organic cotton collection by¬†Saffron Craig for Fern Textiles. I know I’ve heard of these “kookaburras” and knew they were Australia-related but had no idea what they were, now thanks to Saffron I know they are birds that frequent rivers. The collection is also populated with Australian exotica [...]

See You Next Week!

I am getting my quilt market schedule and assignments ready for my six-count-’em-six gracious assistants, so I will have to bow out of posting this week. Do follow me on Facebook and Twitter for live-from-Houston Quilt Market updates Friday-Monday, and we’ll get posting with the usual in-depth coverage starting Tuesday. I’ll leave you with some [...]

New Prints From Tara Davy Textiles

Kelani Fabric Obsession in Australia commissioned these sweet prints from designer Tara Davy. Her first prints for the Kelani were on woven cotton and jersey knit, these are hand-printed on on a 55-56″ (140cm) wide 55% linen / 45% cotton blend. It’s cute how both have a swoopy thing going on, but two totally different [...]

Maze & Vale

You may know Maze & Vale‘s Leslie Keating from her former brand of handmade goods, onegirl designwrks. She transitioned in Nov 2011 to a new focus in hand-screenprinted fabrics and goods made from them. These designs are simple, delicate, and just perfect. They just make my heart ache, they are so good. You can purchase [...]

Saffron Craig: Wombat Wonderland

Wombat Wonderland is the newest organic cotton collection from Saffron Craig. I hope the new animal trend is weird animals that no one else has yet committed to print! Available from her shop now and I’m sure it will also be exported to be sold in indie fabric shops around the world soon. Also, her [...]

Umbrella Prints: Elephants Love Water

Elephants Love Water is the new, 100% organic quilting cotton collection from Umbrella Prints. It is expected to start shipping this month from the Big Cartel shop (for Australian customers and neighbors) and the Etsy shop (for the U.S. and elsewhere). It features two designs popularized by their hand screen printed work in new scales [...]

Denyse Schmidt: Meadowlark

DS Quilts’ (Denyse Schmidt’s) newest collection for Jo-Ann and Spotlight is called Meadowlark. It should be in stores very soon, if not already. Check out Denyse’s Facebook Page for more images. And, did you catch the preview of Denyse’s next collection for FreeSpirit, called Chicopee, on the Sew, Mama, Sew! blog? Between these and her [...]

Aunty Cookie: New Colorways

Shannon Lamden of Aunty Cookie has just released her popular hand-screenprinted fabrics in two fresh new colorways, navy and yellow. They’re all available through her Etsy shop along with other fabulous screenprinted goods. { Papercuts } { Cranes } { Letterhead } { Papercut Blooms } Related posts: Flocked Fabric From Aunty Cookie Knit-Inspired Prints [...]

Umbrella Prints Trimmings Competition

Umbrella Prints‘ Trimmings Competition is back, and this year I get to be a judge! All the details are here. I’m a huge fan of Amy and Carly’s work, and this is a great excuse to indulge in their beautiful handprinted fabrics, and get a chance to win a lot more of it. Related posts: [...]